Form a Reliv-Vitamin D Friendship

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By Copywriter Alisa Reale

When it comes to your body getting enough of this vital nutrient, just 15 minutes soaking up the sun (without sunscreen) every day will increase your vitamin D production. And, on days when the sun isn’t shining, one serving of Reliv Now® or Reliv Classic® contains 400 IU, which is 100% of your recommended daily value. One scoop daily of Reliv Now® for Kids contains 50% of the recommended daily value for children.

In other words, vitamin D and Reliv go hand in hand for your overall health.

Putting it in Perspective

Twenty to thirty minutes of sun exposure each day produces approximately 10,000 IU of vitamin D in the skin. Kids and those with darker skin will need more sun than this. In comparison, drinking 6-8 ounces of pasteurized milk gives your body only 100 IU.

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Science & Health Today: Taking Prevention Personally

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By Tina Van Horn, Reliv Product Marketing Specialist

You might say that we take prevention personally here at Reliv. That’s because we know chronic diseases are a growing crisis in the United States. Currently, nearly half of the population suffers from at least one chronic disease such as heart disease, asthma, cancer, obesity, arthritis, and Type 2 diabetes. We can do better! So at Reliv corporate headquarters, we started our Fit3* program. Continue reading “Science & Health Today: Taking Prevention Personally”

Science & Health Today: Why Weight Loss Plans Should Include Micronutrients

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By Tina Van Horn, Reliv Product Marketing Specialist

Most weight loss plans focus on reducing caloric intake of macronutrients (protein, fat and carbohydrates) and increasing caloric expenditure through exercise, leading to an energy deficit that promotes weight loss. But one of the often overlooked components of a successful weight loss plan is ensuring you get all of the necessary micronutrients too. This includes vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and phyto-chemicals. Micronutrients play crucial roles in our nutrition, including the prevention and treatment of various diseases and conditions as well as the optimization of physical and mental functioning. Continue reading “Science & Health Today: Why Weight Loss Plans Should Include Micronutrients”

Science and Health Today: Why the World Needs Reliv Now + LunaRich X

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We often hear warnings about the dangers of the standard American diet and lifestyle. The increased demands on our time compel us to seek more convenient, fast food options that are often highly processed and low in essential nutrients. We often lament the fact that we don’t have time for physical activity, are stressed out and don’t get enough quality sleep. All of these things lead to weight gain and New Year’s resolutions to lose that weight. Perhaps even a bigger issue is that the standard American diet leaves us with nutrient deficiencies making it even more difficult for our bodies to deal with the stresses of modern life. And this is a lifestyle that is becoming more common around the world, not just in the U.S.

But what about when we do everything right? We eat a balanced diet full of fresh produce, get regular physical activity, manage our stress, practice good sleeping habits and get those 8+ hours in and maintain a healthy weight. Are we doing everything we can for good health and getting all the nutrients we need? Possibly, but this is very dependent on what you’re eating and your individual needs. This can be very difficult to know for sure. There is also a difference between getting just enough of a nutrient and getting the optimal amount.  Continue reading “Science and Health Today: Why the World Needs Reliv Now + LunaRich X”

5 Tips to Help You Concentrate on Concentrating

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Ever find yourself thinking one million thoughts at once? You’re not alone. We are constantly trying to multitask and cram too many things into one little day — or even one little moment. Many of us struggle with getting anything done because we can’t focus. Stop the craze! These simple guidelines can help prioritize your thoughts and get you back on track. Continue reading “5 Tips to Help You Concentrate on Concentrating”

Reliv Is a Forever Buy: Billy Kennick

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Name: Billy Kennick
Hometown: South Jordan, Utah
Gigs: Reliv, loss prevention manager
Reliv Regimen: ProVantage®, Reliv Now®Innergize!®, Arthaffect®

Family Impressions: After years of trying many different supplements, I wasn’t getting the results I wanted. Once I noticed how my grandparents’ health improved after using Reliv, I decided to give it a try. I now take Reliv every single day and have for four years. Continue reading “Reliv Is a Forever Buy: Billy Kennick”

Faster, Stronger, Better: Ryan Parr

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Ryan Parr works at a non-profit sports medicine store in Kansas City, but turns to Reliv nutrition to give him a competitive edge.

Reliv Regimen: Reliv Now®, Innergize!®, ProVantage®, 24K®

Staying Active: I like to stay active. In college, I played basketball, football, track, tennis, and I was a nationally competitive cheerleader. Now in my early 30s, I still play sports and compete in adventure running, 5Ks and half marathons.

Scientific Solution: I lost hope in supplementing. I decided to increase my fruits and veggies instead. When someone told me about Reliv, I was very skeptical. I asked a lot of questions and was impressed by the scientific answers. After taking Reliv, I started feeling better about a month later. It boosted my immune system, and my energy levels are sky high.

Athletic Boost: Reliv has cut my recovery time by a third. Performance-wise, I am faster, stronger and lighter than ever. I am way more efficient now. I wish I would have found Reliv sooner!

Reliv Webinar: Extinguishing Inflammation

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In case you missed the live presentation, a recording of yesterday’s Reliv health webinar “Extinguishing Inflammation” with host Tina Van Horn is now available online. Click here to view.

Inflammation is a complex physical reaction without a simple solution. Left to smolder within your body, chronic inflammation can spiral out of control, contributing to many of the most common health problems.

Daily nutrition and lifestyle choices can either contribute to or disrupt your body’s inflammatory response. Learn what you need to do today, tomorrow and EVERY DAY to disrupt chronic inflammation and how Reliv nutrition can help you get there.

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Simply Super

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Each Super Pack now comes with four 60-count bottles of LunaRich X™ and four cans of Reliv Now® (or Reliv Classic® — see below). That means the Super Pack is packaged to move even faster. Just pair one bottle with one can for consumers looking to simply try Reliv. Be sure to remind them that if they sign up as Distributors and order the whole Super Pack, they get an instant 25% savings! Continue reading “Simply Super”

Obesity & Epigenetics: Put on Your Skinny Genes!

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by Tamara Shenouda, project manager at SL Technology, Inc., a Reliv company

Epigenetic Factors You Can’t Control

Before we’re born, our parents’ choices, their health conditions and the environmental toxins they are exposed to can affect how our genes are expressed, especially during the vulnerable early development period. This includes genes related to adipogenesis, or the process of creating fat cells. The mechanism for adipogenesis is first set during the fetal and neonatal stages of life. Changes in the expression of these genes can affect the size of fat cells and how they are distributed in the body. Continue reading “Obesity & Epigenetics: Put on Your Skinny Genes!”